Autism: Outside the ‘disorder’ box

My favorite course in college, back in the late-80s, was LOGIC! If A = B and B= C, then A = C  Yes! Of course! Indeed! Bravo! Finally something that makes sense in my world! I used a similar line of logic below . . . Autism = a developmental disorder Autism = Disorder A =… Continue reading Autism: Outside the ‘disorder’ box

From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown

 From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown Autistics have shutdowns. It’s part of life. There are multiple root causes for a shutdown, including the result of sensory overload, physical and mental exhaustion, unexpected news, anxiety about an upcoming event, and upheaval in our schedule. Sometimes it comes in combination; other times it comes down to… Continue reading From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown

Autistic and Proud!

I am a proud autistic. I am happy to belong to a clan that understands me and doesn’t readily question my motives and intentions. I am pleased to be part of a unit. I no longer feel like a lonely floating piece of a missing whole. I am proud to be myself in completion, after… Continue reading Autistic and Proud!

Autistic Checklist by Samantha Craft

Hello! From Samantha Craft (aka Marcelle Ciampi) The checklist is on my website, Spectrum Suite LLC, with updated language:  (Less Aspergers and more Autistic language.) Here is the original posting from 2012 on the original blog.  The Second Edition of Everyday Aspergers is now available in many countries. Over 100 Amazon reviews and strong ratings.… Continue reading Autistic Checklist by Samantha Craft